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Klondike, The Land Of Gold, Illustrated

Containing All Available Practical Information Of Every Description Concerning The New Gold Fields

by Charles Frederick Stansbury

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11932094M
    ISBN 101432533002
    ISBN 109781432533007

      "The Nature of Gold is a tour de force of modern scholarship. It takes on special significance because few theoretical analyses of northern settlement, particularly in Alaska, have yet been written, and the Klondike gold rush is one of the first historical events newcomers to the field find themselves drawn : Kathryn Morse. Antique Klondike Gold Raw Gold Nuggets In Original Leather Poke Pouch - s. $2, Alaska And The Klondike Gold Fields Gold Rush Yukon Maps Illustrated. $ The Call Of The Wild By Jack London Hard Cover Book Klondike Gold Rush. $

    In her new book, Provensen effectively puts a human face on the stampede into Yukon Territory after gold is discovered on the banks of the Klondike River, and bases her narrator on an actual m. The Gold Book. The publication Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development (commonly referred to as the Gold Book) was developed to assist operators by providing information on the requirements for obtaining permit approval and conducting environmentally responsible oil and gas operations on federal lands and on private surface over Federal minerals.

    One of the last "great gold rushes" was the Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory (–99). This gold rush is immortalised in the novels of Jack London, and Charlie Chaplin's film The Gold Rush. Robert William Service depicted with talent in his poetries the dramatic event of the Gold Rush, especially in the book The Trail of ' The placer gold washed into the streams and creeks that feed the Klondike River. Many times heavier than sand and dirt, the gold sank to the bottoms of the creek beds. It collected there until when the first nuggets of Klondike gold were found, leading to one of the world's great gold rushes.


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Klondike, The Land Of Gold, Illustrated by Charles Frederick Stansbury Download PDF EPUB FB2

Berton has excelled in this book, making history come alive with a fascinating description of the people, the land, and the obsession for gold that drew thousands of people to the Klondike. The unbelievable obstacles that these potential miners were able to overcome, many of them being genuine greenhorns, is truly by: Alaska And The Klondike Gold Fields [Illustrated] - Kindle edition by Harris, A.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Alaska And The Klondike Gold Fields [Illustrated].3/5(1).

The descriptions of plucking gold nuggets from the ground like acorns got me excited, and I began pondering how much unexplored land still remains in Alaska. However, as the author states at the end of the This book was a gift from my sister who spent a summer driving tour buses in Skagway/5.

Klondike, the land of gold: illustrated: containing all available practical information of every description concerning the new gold fields: what they are and how to reach them--a short history of Alaska--a synopsis of the personal testimony of miners who have been on the ground--a digest of the mining laws of the United States and Canada--the latest authentic maps, with a review of the.

In Klondike was discovered in the The Land Of Gold, setting off a wave of gold fever. Thousands of prospectors trekked northward in the hopes of finding fortune.

Based on the true story of one young prospector, this book traces the grueling journey through the mountains and up the Yukon River to claim a stake and dig for a unique triptych /5. Title: YUKON, Land of the Klondike Author Name: Kitto, F.H. Illustrator: Frontispiece By A.E. Elies Categories: Alaska/Yukon, Canadiana, Edition: Second Edition.

KLONDIKE GOLD Written and illustrated by Alice Provensen. Unpaged. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. $ (Ages 5 to 10)Author: Bruno Navasky. The book contains excellent descriptions of the people, places, events, and experiences of the Klondike stampede. The account ot the Klondike gold fields, which includes pragmatic discussions of such things as ming techniques, cabin-building, and the operation of dog teams, is solid, reliable, and facinating/5(2).

The Klondike Gold Rush, also called the Yukon Gold Rush, the Alaska Gold Rush and the Last Great Gold Rush, was an attempt by an estimatedpeople to travel to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between and in the hope of successfully prospecting for gold.[n 1] Gold was discovered in large quantities in Seller Rating: % positive.

With the building of the railroad and the settlement of the plains, the North West was opening up. The Klondike stampede was a wild interlude in the epic story of western development, and here are its dramatic tales of hardship, heroism, and villainy.

We meet Soapy Smith, dictator of Skagway; Swiftwater Bill Gates, who bathed in champagne; Silent Sam Bonnifield, who lost and won back a hotel /5(5). Full text of "Klondike, the land of gold, illustrated; containing all available practical information of every description concerning the new gold fields" See other formats.

this book is in near fine condition with bright gilt color pictorial cover and spine with title to both. beautiful flowered paste-downs and end pages with marbled end papers. binding and hinges are very good, no loose or missing pages, pages are remarkably bright and clean, without marks, no foxing.

nicely illustrated - includes both fold-out maps, years old, pages, book measures Seller Rating: % positive. The Klondike Gold Rush () was an epic journey, to an uncharted land in search of adventure and opportunity in the continent’s final frontier.

It seared the word “Klondike” into the. Get this from a library. Klondike, the land of gold, illustrated: containing all available practical information of every description concerning the new gold fields.

[Charles Frederick Stansbury]. The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between and relations.

"Back to the Klondike" is a Donald Duck comic book story created by Carl Barks on Septem was a watercolour painter of land, sea and sky.

New!!: Klondike. SS Islander is closely associated with many stories of the Klondike gold rush as it brought many to and from a new land of promise reliably, and in modest luxury, up until this point. After the unfortunate event, stories flourished speculating over how much gold went down with the ship.

The land of the midnight sun a beautiful collection of Alaska and Northwest views, including totems, glaciers, the great treadwell mine and various other places of interest in Alaska, also a trip to the gold fields of the Klondike () (Reprint).

Philadelphia, Pa: Monarch Book Company. Hardcover. Not a former library book, Not a remainder, or book club, not clipped, Hardcover. The Chicago Records Company has undertaken to assemble all the facts, figures, and knowledge obtainable about gold-bearing lands in Alaska and British Yukon front hinge torn and the hardcover discolored with age, as are the pages.

At Yukon Books we carry a wide selection of books about the people and territory of Northern Canada. Our selection contains both fiction and non-fiction in new and out of print titles and the classic northern works by authors like Robert Service, Jack London and Pierre Berton.

We are among the top independent sellers of Canadian books on the Internet. The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Augand, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.

Some became wealthy, but the majority went in : Dawson City at Klondike River, Yukon, Canada. Pierre Francis de Marigny Berton CC OOnt (J – Novem ) was a noted Canadian author of non-fiction, especially Canadiana and Canadian history, and was a television personality and won many honours and awards for his books.

An accomplished storyteller, Berton was one of Canada's most prolific and popular : Canadiana and Canadian history. When Josephine Knowles left for the Klondike gold fields with her husband inshe didn’t know she would be facing a constant battle with cold, disease, malnutrition, and the ever-present possibility of death.

With quiet determination, she resolved to survive, to endure each fresh Author: Josephine Knowles.Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-fields (): A Thrilling Narrative of Personal Experiences and Adventures in the Wonderful Gold Regions of Alaska And the Klondike 3.

The Klondike Stampede () 4. Reminiscences of the Yukon () 5. In the Klondike, Including an Account of a Winter's Journey to Dawson () /5(91).